Month: April 2011

State House Approves Tax Plan

The Michigan State House approved the tax plan Thursday afternoon on a 56-53 vote.  The plan replaces the Michigan Business Tax (MBT) with the 6 percent corporate tax that Governor Snyder proposed in February.   The new tax plan also freezes the current income tax…

Governor Releases Education Plan

Governor Snyder released his education plan Wednesday morning in Detroit.  The focus of the plan was on P-20 learning. His focus was on consolidating early childhood education, allowing for more charter schools, addressing teacher tenure and discussing academic rewards. (You can read the 13…

State Budget Moving Forward

The Michigan State Senate has started to move the legislation on the 2011-12 budget out of committee and will vote this week on the proposals they put forward.  (Click here for Senate Budget information.) The Michigan State House will also start moving budget legislation…

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